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Pre-Grieving Our Dogs
Pre-Grieving Our Dogs

This is a difficult blog to write, and one I hesitated to write or share. I’m not one to post my every emotion on social media or share my private life publicly. But there is a topic relating to our dogs that I have never seen addressed, and it’s something I believe a lot of us experience.

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Cyrus RIP
Cyrus RIP

The vet called and said that Cyrus has cancer. He cried when they tried to do an abdominal examination. The vet felt that Cyrus is in a lot of pain.

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2016 – A Year In Review
2016 – A Year In Review

2016 was another successful year for Philly Pug & Short Nose Rescue.

39 dogs came through the rescue. We started the year with six pugs in our Angels Program, more on them later, and seven dogs available for adoption. Twenty-one adoptable and two Angels joined PPSNR during the year. Twenty-five adoptable dogs went to their forever homes:

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Mugsy – In Memorium
Mugsy – In Memorium

Mugsy was second pug that ever came into PPSNR after the rescue first opened. Jenn and her wonderful husband Phil first fostered then a short time later adopted Mugsy.

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Retractable Leads
Retractable Leads

The following article was originally posted on the the Healthy Pets with Dr. Becker website on June 11, 2014. In the article, Dr. Becker makes several great points on why not to use a retractable lead.

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ROCKY, ROCK STAR, OUR SWEET DOODLE
ROCKY, ROCK STAR, OUR SWEET DOODLE

Rocky came into our lives almost four and a half years ago. Jodi had seen him on Facebook and helped get him into rescue. I remember the day clearly; it was the day after my first play closed. Jodi has just come home from a trip to Tennessee and she met me in Northport Village with our new foster with our granddaughter to see the pet parade (which we missed).

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To Spay & Neuter?
To Spay & Neuter?

What is spaying or neutering?
Female animals get spayed, males get neutered. Spaying or neutering involves a simple surgical procedure that stops your dog or cat or from breeding.

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Casey Jones
Casey Jones

Today, March 19, 2015, Casey Jones had a check up at Garden State Vet Specialties.

One year ago in June, Casey was at GSVS for airway surgery (her nasal passages were enlarged and her palate was shortened)

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